It is also the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. It forms part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. Durban is famous for being the busiest port in South Africa. It is also seen as one of the major centres of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches.
Mashatu Game Reserve is located in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve of Botswana which is situated between the Tuli Safari Area, a national park in Zimbabwe and the Mapungubwe National Park, a World Heritage Site in South Africa. Mashatu comprises 40% of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve and it shares unfenced borders with both the South African and Zimbabwean national parks in the south and north respectively.
Apartheid is an Afrikaans word meaning "separateness", or "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP), the governing party from 1948 to 1994. Under apartheid, the rights, associations, and movements of the majority black inhabitants and other ethnic groups were curtailed, and white minority rule was maintained.
Durban (Zulu: eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. After Johannesburg, the Durban Metropolitan Area ranks second among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, virtually ex-aequo with Cape Town.
This curry recipe came from Grey Street in Durban, and was traditionally made not of bunnies, but mutton. During the Great Depression, all races in Durban, South Africa, went hungry like everyone else.
Umhlanga Rocks, outside Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. The municipality, which includes neighbouring towns, has a population of almost 3.5 million, making the combined municipality one of the biggest cities on the Indian Ocean coast of the African continent. The metropolitan land area of 2,292 square kilometres (885 sq mi) is comparatively larger than other South African cities, resulting in a somewhat lower population density of 1,513/km2 (3,920/sq mi)
Today, Durban is the busiest container port in Africa. The Golden Mile was redeveloped in late 2009 in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It was resurfaced and widened between Ushaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium. Durban's most popular beaches are also located along the Golden Mile. The city is also a gateway to the national parks and historic sites of Zulu Kingdom and the Drakensberg.
Durban’s Rickshaw men are a familiar sight on the Golden Mile, colorfully clad in their beaded or hand sewn costumes and impressively horned headgear. Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Go to www.YourTravelVideos.com or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.
The Cenotaph was erected in Farewell Square, Durban, South Africa, as a war memorial to soldiers who died in World War I. Standing about 11 metres (36 feet) high, the Cenotaph is built of granite decorated with glazed ceramic tiles depicting two angels raising the soul of a dead soldier. The vivid colour of the figurative decoration makes the Cenotaph possibly unique among World War I memorials of its kind.